New Bolton Center Veterinary Technician

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
23 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Dec 2018
Ref
58-30065
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Veterinary Science
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine is a global leader in veterinary education, research, and clinical care. Founded in 1884, the School is a proud member of the One Health initiative, linking human, animal, and environmental health. http://www.vet.upenn.edu/

Under the general supervision of Director of Imaging and Clinical Service provide nursing care to large animal patients to include emergency/critical care, basic treatment plans, teaching and assisting with research projects. This position is a 40 hours/wk position, includes weekends and some holidays. The position includes cross training in all services.

We are looking for a credentialed veterinary technician, or a person currently enrolled in an accredited veterinary technician program that would be obtaining their certification and or license in the next 2 years. Also will consider person with specialized husbandry skills in lieu of education. Good organizational skills with the ability to prioritize effectively required. Must have excellent communication skills both orally and written. Horse handling skills are required. Must be able to work well with others. Computer skills required. Position located in Kennett Sq., no public trans. avail.

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.